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Our main entrance is on Cromwell Road, just five minutes' walk from South Kensington Tube station.
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+44 (0)20 7942 5555.
Lines are open Monday-Friday from 8.30-16.00 during term time and 10.00-13.00 during school holidays.
Plan your school visit
Meet experts, handle specimens and see what goes on behind the scenes.
Immerse yourself in the underwater world of tropical reefs and meet the inhabitants of these richly diverse habitats.
Step inside a tropical world of caterpillars, chrysalises and hundreds of fluttering moths and butterflies.
Extraordinary images of our planet from international photographers, celebrating the 50th competition.
Families can explore the galleries together with a passport, binoculars and activity book.
Pick up a handheld guide to explore the Museum's galleries and collections when you visit.
Become a scientist for the day in our hands-on science centre.
Centre closes at 17:00. Last entry is at 16.30.
See hidden treasures such as the giant squid or specimens collected by Charles Darwin. Free tickets at information desks.
Everyone knows what a tapeworm is but what are they really and where did they come from?
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